Man Arrested after Fleeing Deputies

 On Wednesday, February 13, 2103, a Columbia County man was arrested after fleeing deputies on foot. Columbia County Sheriff’s Office deputies attempted to serve an arrest warrant on Brandon Lee Hodge at 727 SW Buck Ct., Ft. White, FL. When deputies arrived at approximately 8:30 am, Hodge fled the residence on foot. Columbia County Sheriff’s [...]

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Three Arrested on Narcotics Charges

On Monday, February 11, 2013, three people were arrested by Columbia County Sheriff’s Office deputies for possessing narcotics paraphernalia. At approximately 9:50 pm on Feb 11, Deputy Sheriff Shayne Foote conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle with a license plate violation. The traffic stop was conducted at a gas station at Interstate 75 and [...]

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Man Arrested for Fraud

On Thursday, February 7, 2013, a White Springs man was arrested for forgery.  At approximately 11:00 am, Columbia County Sheriff’s Office deputies were alerted by bank employees that the suspect was attempting to cash a personal check drawn on the account of a deceased person. Deputies found the suspect, on bicycle in the drive thru [...]

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New Deputy Joins CCSO

On Friday, February 1, 2013, Mr. Joshua Sampson officially joined the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office as a Deputy Sheriff. In a ceremony attended by family, friends and coworker, Mr. Sampson was sworn-in by Sheriff Mark Hunter. Deputy Sampson will be assigned to the Patrol Division. We would like to welcome Joshua to the Columbia County [...]

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Man Arrested for Multiple Burglaries

On January 27, 2013, a Columbia County man was arrested for allegedly committing a string of vehicle burglaries.  Columbia County Sheriff’s Office deputies and detectives began investigating several vehicle burglaries on January 2, 2013. The suspect entered unlocked vehicles in the Wise Estates subdivision off C.R. 242. The thefts occurred during the overnight hours. During [...]

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